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Large Wheel Loaders

988 Wheel Loader

  • Net Power
    541 HP
  • Net Power
    541 HP
  • Engine Power
    580 HP
  • Gross Power
    588 HP
Engine
Net Power
541 HP
Net Power
541 HP
Engine Power
580 HP
Gross Power
588 HP
Engine Model
Cat® C18 ™
Rated Speed
1700/min
Peak Power Speed
1500/rpm
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, and Japan 2014
Bore
5.7 in
Stroke
7.2 in
Displacement
1105 in³
Peak Torque
2230 lb/ft
Torque Rise
58 %
Peak Power Speed
580 HP
Peak Power Speed
588 HP
Peak Power Speed
541 HP
Gross
580 HP
Operating Specifications
Operating Weight
112574 lb
Rated Payload
12.5 t
Rated Payload
16 t
Bucket Capacity Range
4.7-13 m3 (6.2-17 yd3)
Cat Truck Match
770~772
Cat Truck Match
773~775
Transmission
Transmission Type
Cat planetary powershift
Forward
4 mile/h
Forward
7.2 mile/h
Forward
12.7 mile/h
Forward
21.6 mile/h
Reverse
4.7 mile/h
Reverse
8.3 mile/h
Reverse
14.4 mile/h
Direct Drive
Lock-up disabled
Direct Drive
7.8 mile/h
Direct Drive
13.9 mile/h
Direct Drive
24.4 mile/h
Direct Drive
5 mile/h
Direct Drive
8.9 mile/h
Direct Drive
15.8 mile/h
Hydraulic System - Lift/Tilt
Lift
EH- Positive Flow Control, Flow Sharing
Lift
Variable displacement piston
Maximum Flow at 1
153 gal/min
Relief Valve Setting
4757 psi
Cylinders
210 mm × 1050 mm (8.7 in × 41.3 in)
Cylinders
269 mm × 685 mm (8.7 in × 27 in)
Pilot System
Variable displacement piston
Relief Valve Setting
551 psi
Maximum Flow
13.7 gal/min
Hydraulic Cycle Time (1,400-1,860 rpm)
Rack Back
4.5 s
Raise
8 s
Dump
2.2 s
Lower Float Down
3.5 s
Total Hydraulic Cycle Time
18.2 s
Hydraulic System - Steering
Steering System
Pilot, load sensing
Steering System
Piston, variable displacement
Maximum Flow
71.3 gal/min
Relief Valve Setting
4351 psi
Total Steering Angle
86 °
Steering Cycle Times
3.4 s
Steering Cycle Times
5.6 s
Air Conditioning System
Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.8 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 2.574 metric tonnes.
Axles
Front
Fixed
Rear
Trunnion
Oscillation Angle
13 °
Service Refill Capacities
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank
8.7 gal (US)
Fuel Tank
188 gal (US)
Cooling System
31.7 gal (US)
Coolant
33 gal (US)
Crankcase
15.9 gal (US)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Tank
8.7 gal (US)
Transmission
31.7 gal (US)
Transmission
29 gal (US)
Differential
49.1 gal (US)
Differential
49.1 gal (US)
Hydraulic System Factory Fill
125.5 gal (US)
Hydraulic System
63.4 gal (US)
Brakes
Brakes
ISO 3450:2011
Operator's Cab
ROPS
ROPS/FOPS meet ISO 3471:2008 and ISO 3449:2005 Level II standards
Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/EU Stage V - Standard
Operator Sound Level
72 dB(A)
Machine Sound Level
111 dB(A)
Note
The operator sound pressure level was measured according to the test procedures and conditions specified in ISO 6396:2008. The measurement was conducted at 70 percent of the maximum engine cooling fan speed.
Note
Hearing protection may be needed when the machine is operated with a cab that is not properly maintained or when the doors or windows are open for extended periods or in a noisy environment.
Dimensions (Approximate) - Standard Lift Linkage
Ground to Top of ROPS
13.8 ft
Ground to Top of Exhaust Stacks
14.8 ft
Ground to Top of Hood
10.9 ft
Rear Axle
10.5 ft
Front Axle Centerline to Bucket Tip
14 ft
Wheel Base
14.9 ft
Maximum Overall Length
39.3 ft
Ground to Lower Hitch Clearance
1.9 ft
Clearance at Maximum Lift
11.9 ft
B
18 ft
Maximum Overall Height
24.5 ft
Reach
6.5 ft
Dimensions (Approximate) - High Lift Linkage
Ground to Top of ROPS
13.8 ft
Ground to Top of Exhaust Stacks
14.8 ft
Ground to Top of Hood
10.9 ft
Rear Axle
10.5 ft
Front Axle Centerline to Bucket Tip
15.3 ft
Wheel Base
14.9 ft
Maximum Overall Length
40.7 ft
Ground to Lower Hitch Clearance
1.9 ft
Clearance at Maximum Lift
13.3 ft
B
19.3 ft
Maximum Overall Height
25.8 ft
Reach
6.8 ft
Buckets
Bucket Capacities
4.7-13 m3 (6.2-17 yd3)
Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV - Standard
Machine Sound Level
111 dB(A)
Operator Sound Level
72 dB(A)
Sound Performance - Tier 4 Final/Stage IV: Suppression
Operator Sound Level
72 dB(A)
Machine Sound Level
109 dB(A)
Sound Performance - Tier 2 Equivalent/Stage II: Standard
Machine Sound Level
112 dB(A)
Operator Sound Level
73 dB(A)
Sound Performance - Tier 2 Equivalent/Stage II: Suppression
Machine Sound Level
110 dB(A)
Operator Sound Level
72 dB(A)
  • NOTE
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • ELECTRICAL
    • Alarm, back-up
    • Alternator, single 150 amp
    • Batteries, dry
    • Converter, 10/15 amp, 24V to 12V
    • Lighting system (halogen, work lights, access and service platform lighting)
    • Starting and charging system, 24V
    • Starter emergency start receptacle
    • Starter lockout in bumper
    • Transmission lockout in bumper
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Graphical Information Display, displays real time operating information, performs calibrations and customizes operator settings
    • Air conditioner
    • Cat Vision, rear vision camera system
    • Cab, sound suppressed and pressurized, integrated rollover protective structure (ROPS/FOPS) radio ready for entertainment, includes antenna, speakers and converter (12-volt 5-amp) and power port
    • Controls, lift and tilt function
    • Heater, defroster
    • Horn, electric
    • Instrumentation, gauges: – Coolant temperature – Engine hour meter – Hydraulic oil temperature – Power train oil temperature
    • Light, cab, dome
    • Lunchbox, beverage holders
    • Mirrors, rearview (externally mounted)
    • Rimpull Control System
    • Seat, deluxe
    • Seat belt minder
    • Seat belt, retractable, 76 mm (3 in) wide
    • STIC Control System
    • UV glass
    • Transmission gear indicator
    • Vital Information Management System (VIMS) with Graphical Information Display: External Data Port, Customizable Operator Profiles, Cycle Timer, Integrated Payload Control System
    • Wet-Arm wipers/washers (front and rear): – Intermittent front and rear wipers
    • Lights, directional
  • POWER TRAIN
    • Brakes, oil-cooled, multi-disc, service/secondary
    • Case drain screens
    • Crankcase guard
    • Electro hydraulic parking brake
    • Engine, C18 MEUI diesel, turbocharged/aftercooled
    • Ground level engine shutoff
    • Turbine precleaner, engine air intake
    • Radiator, Aluminum Modular Radiator (AMR)
    • Starting aid, ether, automatic
    • Throttle lock, electronic
    • Torque converter, Impeller Clutch (ICTC) with Lock up clutch (LUC), Rimpull Control System
    • Transmission, planetary powershift, 4F/3R electronic control
    • Manual switch and automatic fuel priming
    • Cat Production Measurement ready
  • OTHER
    • Automatic bucket lift kickout/positioner
    • Base machine price includes a rim allowance
    • Hydraulically driven demand fan
    • Couplings, Cat O-ring face seals
    • Doors, service access (locking)
    • Ecology drains for engine, radiator, hydraulic tank
    • Fuel tank, 712 L (188 gal)
    • Hitch, drawbar with pin
    • Hoses, Cat XT
    • Hydraulic, steering and brake filtration/screening system
    • Cat Clean Emission Module
    • Oil sampling valves
    • Premixed 50% concentration of extended life coolant with freeze protection to –34° C (–29° F)
    • Rear access to cab and service platform
    • Steering, load sensing
    • Toe kicks
    • Vandalism protection caplocks
  • NOTE
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • POWER TRAIN
    • –50° C (–58° F) antifreeze
    • Engine oil change system, high speed, Wiggins
    • High ambient cooling – software
    • Cat Production Measurement
  • OPERATOR ENVIRONMENT
    • Cab precleaner
    • AM/FM/CD/MP3 radio
    • Satellite Sirius radio with bluetooth
    • LED warning strobe
    • CB radio ready
    • Window pull down visor
    • Handrail mounted mirrors
  • MISCELLANEOUS ATTACHMENTS
    • Load and carry counterweight
    • Front and rear roading fenders
    • Fast fill fuel system (Shaw-Aero)
    • Cold Weather Starting (extra starter plus two batteries), engine block heater 120V or 240V, heated fuel lines
    • Aggregate Handler